“The best Christmas trees come very close to exceeding nature. If some of our great decorated trees had been grown in a remote forest area with lights that came on […]
Happy anniversary Earth Day! Celebrating the Earth, nature and wildlife with a gallery of photos. I’m looking forward to viewing your Earth Day images.
Big cities, small towns and neighborhoods across the US celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with parades, traditional music and dance, and food made from recipes of our ancestors. I’m celebrating two […]
“As a photographer I have learned that women really do hold up half the sky; that language isn’t always necessary, but touch usually is; that all people are not alike, […]
It was while I was visiting the Oak Park Conservatory that I asked a staff member if they had a rare ghost orchid. She said that they didn’t. Then she […]
“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist and creator of Charlie Brown and Peanuts
On New Year’s Eve I recall celebrations I’ve been to this year at events and festivals in a photo essay. The events, cultural traditions and fests were all different; and food, music […]
Happy Holidays! Celebrate! Enjoy!
At a festival or celebration, I see the sunny side of people come out. Their brightness, energy shines through in their expressions. I also see their bright natures in the […]
Spirited stories and legends combine history with mystery in ghost stories and local lore of the Midwest, and links to some further afield. On Halloween, suspend your disbelief for a […]
“By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes.” William Shakespeare, Macbeth An early quote for Halloween.
Dressing up in costumes and parading and dancing around streets is a global good time practiced in different cultures and countries for various holidays. Halloween is a holiday that appeals […]